Brian A. Hansford

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Cumming, Georgia

Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC
Brian A. Hansford
Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, White collar crimes, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1999

Education: Atlanta's John Marshall Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC

202 Tribble Gap Rd
Suite 200
Cumming, GA 30040 Visit website

Details

Attorney Brian A. Hansford is a founding partner with the law firm of Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC, in Cumming, Georgia. A top-rated trial lawyer with almost 20 years of successful experience, Mr. Hansford devotes 100 percent of his practice to criminal litigation and defending the rights and liberties of those accused of DUI, drug violations and other serious felony and misdemeanor offenses.

A 1995 graduate of North Georgia College & State University with a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice, Mr. Hansford served with the U.S. Army's XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as a paratrooper and received an honorable discharge for his service. He then attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. The State Bar of Georgia admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Upon receiving his license to practice, Mr. Hansford worked as Forsyth County's assistant solicitor general, where he gained invaluable insight into the state's criminal justice system, and he also served as public defender in Lumpkin County's probate and magistrate courts. These experiences helped hone his trial skills, enabling him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for his clients.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Hansford is a member of both the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as the Council of Municipal Court Judges. He also served as president of the Forsyth County Bar Association from 2003 to 2004, and he is heavily involved with the U.S. Department of Justice Heroin Working Group and the North Fulton Rotary Opioid Awareness Group.

Along with holding high peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Hansford has earned numerous positive reviews from his clients, as evidenced by his Superb rating from Avvo as well as winning the site's Clients' Choice Award for Criminal Defense in 2018. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the country's Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2018.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Criminal defense: white collar, Criminal defense: DUI/DWI, State, local & municipal

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex offenses, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, White collar crime, Criminal law - federal, DUI/DWI, State, local & municipal litigation

  • 40% Criminal defense
  • 30% Criminal defense: white collar
  • 20% Criminal defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% State, local & municipal

First Admitted: 1999, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.mhtlegal.com/Attorneys/Brian-A-Hansford.shtml

Representative Clients:
  • State v. William Bierbower, Hall County State Court, 2015
  • State v. Rick Fisher, Hall County State Court, 2013
  • State v. Eddie Salyers, Forsyth Superior Court, 2002
Educational Background:
  • North Georgia College and State University, B.S., Major: Criminal Justice
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Heroin Working Group, Member
  • Georgia, 1999
  • Council of Municipal Court Judges, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Serving as Roswell's Chief elected Judge, as well as the City of Milton, 2017
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2002 - Present

Office location for Brian A. Hansford

202 Tribble Gap Rd
Suite 200
Cumming, GA 30040

Phone: 770-744-1111

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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